Homemade Applesauce

by | Dessert, UnBox Your Kitchen

There are few things that bring comfort on a chilly winter’s evening like the flavor of warm, freshly made applesauce. It’s easier to make than most people realize. I prefer my applesauce to be a bit chunky and with a hint of cardomon.

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Homemade Applesauce

Course Dessert
Keyword apple
Servings 4
Calories 94.64kcal
Author CK Kochis


  • 4 medium cooking apples granny smiths are a good choice
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Cut apples into slices, place in sauce pan and add water. Heat water and apples to a boiling over medium heat. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender (5 to 10 minutes).
  • Use a potato masher, blender or hand blender to puree - be careful not to burn yourself.


Add one of these delicious options to warm applesauce before serving:
- cardomon
- cinnamon
- nutmeg
- dried cranberries
- dried cherries
- coconut flakes

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Check out Apple Hints and Tips to ensure you prepare tasty apple deserts.

November 2016This recipe appeared in the November 2016 issue of Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine on page 60; recipe by C.K. Kochis.